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Afshan Subohi

Monsoon tests weak structures

Municipal authorities blame their poor performance on the over-reliance on provincial governments and paucity of funds. Updated Aug 05, 2019 07:46am

Taxing times

People are confused because of the aggressive stance of taxmen. Updated Jul 08, 2019 10:24am

Debate deficit in budget sessions

The narrow window of time to discuss and adjust the budget proposals can be blamed for the limited interaction. Updated Jul 01, 2019 09:21am

Major swing in Eid market

The key gainers of this shift were local providers of goods and services. Updated Jun 10, 2019 07:56am

Eid economy shrinks by one-fifth

‘Shopkeepers are anxious about low footfall so close to Eid. I have never seen a situation like this before,’ Published Jun 03, 2019 07:44am

Faltering consumer demand

Consumer demand has crashed, but central bankers see it as a sign of successful policies aimed at cooling ... Published May 20, 2019 07:11am

Are we food-secure?

In this report, the Dawn Business and Finance team attempts to scratch... Published Apr 22, 2019 06:58am

Surgical intervention for relief

The minister supported leaving market forces to decide the price of non-essential items produced by pharmaceuticals Published Apr 15, 2019 07:02am

Ehsas: show me the money

The lack of clarity regarding the programme’s finances is the key reason why the plan is not being taken seriously ... Updated Jun 08, 2019 09:44pm

The crushing pain of joblessness

Distributing petty cash is not a solution to help people sustain their families and deal with the rising cost of living. Updated Apr 03, 2019 07:33am